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Minnie Mouse Ears Cupcakes

These Minnie Ears Cupcakes are perfect for your Valentine's party or for any day of the week! These Red Velvet Cupcakes with
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 22 cupcakes
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Wendy


  • Cupcake Pan


  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup salted butter softened, plus an addition 4 tablespoon softened butter
  • ¼ cup softened shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon Red Velvet Extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Red Food coloring gel


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pam with liners
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Mix in the egg, vanilla, red velvet extract and red gel food coloring until combined
  • Alternating between the dry ingredients and milk, Gradually mix in the both ingredients into the mixture until combined
  • Scoop batter into the cupcake pans, filling 3/4 of the way
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely


Make sure that your butter is softened and room temperature before starting. 


Serving: 1Cupcake | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 157IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg